AARON HUR

Squanto: when miraculous journeys become history by Aaron Hur Squanto, at the young age of twelve would never have guessed what journey would later approach him. He lived in a tribe called the Patuxets, a friendly tribe in the 17th century. However, one day a mammoth piece of transportation came their way, approximately the size Read more…

CHLOE ZOU

Two Morality Tales It was another Tuesday evening. Pearl had just gotten back from a tiring two-hour long practice, and she was exhausted. Her hair had fallen out of its perfect bun and her leotard had lost some gems, but before she could relax, she had to first get through her math homework. She took Read more…

JASON QIN

Curing an age-old curse: Lewis Barnavelt’s triumph Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you are going to get the book. The book is difficult to find (only in print in the UK) and first editions are very expensive. The fifth installment of the Lewis Barnavelt series, The Vengeance of the Witch-Finder, builds a nice storyline through Read more…

ANGELA ZHAO

Spoiler Alert for “William and Mary” by Roald Dahl. Do not read unless you have read the story. The story “William and Mary” by Roald Dahl is an interesting tale of a man dying and undergoing a science experiment that flipped the science world on its head. The story starts with William’s wife Mary taking Read more…

AARON HUR

Coyotes in Wonderland All I heard that night was scratches, barking, and growling. I couldn’t see what was going on, for I had not yet gained my sight. The ripping of flesh and the violent ruffle of trees and bushes was an indicator that I wasn’t exactly witnessing my siblings play-fighting each other. It was Read more…

ALICE TIAN

Power by Adrienne Rich Living in the earth-deposits of our history Today a backhoe divulged out of a crumbling flank of earthone bottle amber perfect a hundred-year-oldcure for fever or melancholy a tonicfor living on this earth in the winters of this climate. Today I was reading about Marie Curie:she must have known she suffered Read more…

ALEXA SCHMELTZER

“The Swan” by Roald Dahl  (Spoiler Alert) Ernie and Raymond are best friends. They are both described as large for their age, but their physical similarities stop there. The author describes them as, “But while Ernie was heavy and loutish, Raymond was tall, slim, and muscular.” They are both very violent people, and often go Read more…

NATHAN LUU

The Poultrification of Mrs. Dietrich “Ahhhh!” yelled Mrs. Dietrich. It was time to start the day. Mrs. Dietrich was in her bathroom to brush her teeth. But when she looked into the mirror she saw a chicken head and said, “Nah. It’s a dream.” She knocked her head twice on the mirror. She looked at Read more…

QIUYE QIAN

Mr Watt´s Literary Services

“Street Haunting” by Virginia Woolf, is an essay which reveals the author’s walking journey through the London streets in winter. She uses incredible imagery as she records a stream-of-consciousness account of going across town in search of a pencil. I’ve written a mirror image (and much shorter) response to the essay, to both be influenced Read more…